Alipurduar Municipality, with population of about 65 thousand is Alipurduar district's only municipality located in Alipurduar district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Alipurduar municipality is 10 km2. Population density of the city is 6670 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Alipurduar Ward No 09 is the most populous ward with population of 4746 and Alipurduar Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 1562.

Alipurduar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jalpaiguri which is 120 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 720 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 3488 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 0.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (51%) are male and about 32 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Alipurduar municipality is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alipurduar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 65,232 52,963 11,771 498 5,454
Male 33,137 26,820 6,054 263 2,749
Female 32,095 26,143 5,717 235 2,705

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 971 in Muslims are 881.

Religion wise population 2011 - Alipurduar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 65,232 63,663 1,095 152 31 15 208 1 67
Male 33,137 32,298 582 90 18 12 108 1 28
Female 32,095 31,365 513 62 13 3 100 0 39

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 894. There are 984 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 28 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alipurduar is 91%. 93% of male and 89% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Alipurduar has 35% (about 23 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 11% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alipurduar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.1% 32.6% 2.4% 64.9%
Male 58% 55.4% 2.6% 42%
Female 11.4% 9.1% 2.2% 88.6%